WICHITA – The Sedgwick County Extension Education Center will hold the 23rd Annual Herb Day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at 4-H Hall at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center at 21st Street North and Ridge Road in Wichita. You will learn about selecting, planting, maintaining, and cooking with herbs! The National Herb of the Year for 2017 is Cilantro / Coriander, which will be featured in the demonstrations and seminars.

The featured chef is Charlott Knapic of Beautiful Day Café.

In addition, seminars by members of the Herb Society, Extension Master Gardeners, and Extension Agents will cover topics relating to growing and cooking with herbs. Plant vendors from around the region will have herbs and other plants for sale.

Herb Day Events:

• Seminars in the Sunflower Room and the Demonstration Garden

• Master Gardener Plant Sale

• Herb Society Brunch & Lunch Sale

• Children’s Activity

• Garden Magazine and Book Sale

• Vendors selling herbs and other garden related items

• Door Prizes

Kansas Grown! Farmer's Market will be going on in the parking lot.

Seminars in the Sunflower Room:

8:30 a.m., Herb of the Year – Growing and Using Cilantro / Coriander

9:30 a.m., Chef Demonstration by Charlott Knapic from Beautiful Day Café

11 a.m., Using Herbs for Spring Cleaning

Seminars in the Demonstration Garden:

8 a.m., Composting Demonstration

9 a.m., Making Herb Breads

10 a.m., Container Gardening with Herbs, Veggies and Flowers

11 a.m., Making and Using Herb and Fruit Vinegars

11:30 a.m., Tour of the Demonstration Garden

For more information: sedgwick.ksu.edu.